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  • A few words about lettering on Soviet watches...(more+scans). on Dec 6, 2001, 4:07 AM
    • The text at the bottom of the dial is actually (more). on Dec 6, 2001, 5:01 AM
  • blue dialed vintage Seamaster 300 ?. on Dec 6, 2001, 1:05 AM
  • Any opinions re: Suunto wrist computers?. on Dec 5, 2001, 10:59 PM
    • I've trusted their dive computers on several occasions.First Rate!<nt>. Ronbo on Dec 5, 2001, 11:15 PM
    • My boss has a Suunto. Jim CA on Dec 5, 2001, 11:28 PM
    • My opinion, for what its worth........ on Dec 6, 2001, 6:00 AM
    • Sunnto is a very fine choice....>. on Dec 6, 2001, 11:36 PM
  • Who was asking about storage / boxes for watches?. Alan N. on Dec 5, 2001, 9:36 PM
    • Yup, it was me, Alan (more). on Dec 6, 2001, 1:28 AM
  • A question about Benrus type 1 hands...more. Ronbo on Dec 5, 2001, 8:29 PM
    • (I think it was said in a thread on this that) they all have a blank square.(more). on Dec 5, 2001, 8:34 PM
    • You can see this clearly on this pic of a Type II (more). on Dec 6, 2001, 5:12 AM
      • Who does sell it ?. ALE on Dec 6, 2001, 9:46 AM
        • It's listed on Hack Watch.... on Dec 6, 2001, 3:59 PM
  • Has anyone been watching this one???!!!>>>. Joel M in New Jersey on Dec 5, 2001, 6:31 PM
    • See previous .... on Dec 5, 2001, 6:43 PM
    • Wow!I thought it would go for half that.<nt>. Ronbo on Dec 5, 2001, 8:30 PM
    • when economists look back on the "recession" of 2001, this. hurley on Dec 6, 2001, 6:53 AM
  • question for military watches. on Dec 5, 2001, 4:52 PM
    • No, very unlikely ..... on Dec 5, 2001, 5:05 PM
      • I seem to remember..... Lee Harrison on Dec 5, 2001, 5:57 PM
      • didn't oystercult have one?.... on Dec 5, 2001, 6:10 PM
        • I think I recall the one .... on Dec 5, 2001, 6:17 PM
    • If it ever gets there (more). James K on Dec 6, 2001, 12:38 AM
    • thanks to all who answer. on Dec 6, 2001, 5:30 PM
  • Q: How can I disassemble a Sandy 490?. Tom on Dec 5, 2001, 10:31 AM
    • Don't know about the 490, but ..... on Dec 5, 2001, 11:16 AM
    • Yes... follow this link (more). Bob on Dec 5, 2001, 11:45 AM
  • Anyone have info on my watch on the PX. on Dec 5, 2001, 10:28 AM
    • Not much info, I'm afraid...(more). on Dec 5, 2001, 11:23 AM
    • What looks like POBEDA is actually RAKETA in cyrillic, I think. (more). Bill on Dec 5, 2001, 11:33 AM
      • Err, it is POBEDA in cyrillic..(more). Dariusz on Dec 5, 2001, 12:25 PM
        • Actually whatever it is in cyrillic looks (more). Bill on Dec 5, 2001, 1:45 PM
          • As far as I know they're legit..... on Dec 5, 2001, 5:06 PM
    • Thank you all for this info I was flying blind - nice to do something. on Dec 5, 2001, 8:26 PM
    • re POBEDA. on Dec 6, 2001, 6:10 PM
      • Craba also somtimes known as Slava I think.....nt. david on Dec 6, 2001, 6:13 PM
      • SLAVA-CRABA. on Dec 6, 2001, 8:54 PM
  • Got my Helvetia US Army Ord watch and lots of questions....more. on Dec 5, 2001, 6:42 AM
    • Scans tonight or in the am..sorry..... on Dec 5, 2001, 6:43 AM
    • Sounds fascinating, and I'm delighted that the "OH" watches (more). Bill on Dec 5, 2001, 10:14 AM
    • I think I have this same watch.... steve on Dec 5, 2001, 10:21 AM
      • Exactly the same. ..more. on Dec 5, 2001, 10:35 AM
      • This is a much more formal, professional job of engraving (more). Bill on Dec 5, 2001, 2:20 PM
    • Helvetia OH -DH -Questions. on Dec 6, 2001, 1:51 PM
  • Movie Watches. on Dec 5, 2001, 1:02 AM
  • Peter, did you find a new dial for your .... on Dec 4, 2001, 9:20 PM
    • aaawatch? A good seller for NOS Omega parts. nt. Bill on Dec 4, 2001, 11:39 PM
    • Still looking for the Dial, now also looking for crown stem (more). on Dec 5, 2001, 7:01 PM
      • How about letting us BC MWRines know .... on Dec 5, 2001, 7:09 PM
        • the watchmaker is in New Westminster and was recommended by a MWR member nt.. on Dec 5, 2001, 7:12 PM
          • here's a pic of the scratched dial - dammage at the 18 minute marker. on Dec 5, 2001, 7:17 PM
          • I don't know what ..... on Dec 5, 2001, 7:18 PM
            • Oh well.... on Dec 5, 2001, 7:21 PM
          • Proplof-Living Hell Saga. on Dec 6, 2001, 2:12 PM
            • I purposely did not use his name, nor the name of the shop (more). on Dec 6, 2001, 5:35 PM
        • Well, the fellow in the Hotel Vancouver has had my Ploprof.... Bill on Dec 6, 2001, 1:06 PM
          • its not a easy case..... on Dec 6, 2001, 3:55 PM
          • ploprof at hotel vancouver shop. on Dec 6, 2001, 5:31 PM
      • Now Peter its not JUNK.. on Dec 6, 2001, 6:26 AM
        • Thanks for the great scan!! Nt.. on Dec 6, 2001, 5:28 PM
  • Does anyone have a scan of an original O&W dive watch....... on Dec 4, 2001, 7:52 PM
    • Here's a 105 scan. on Dec 4, 2001, 8:20 PM
    • Here's another>>. Jack on Dec 4, 2001, 9:27 PM
  • bezel for 1944 Waltham military watch. on Dec 4, 2001, 7:41 PM
  • I was at the mall today.... on Dec 4, 2001, 7:30 PM
    • That is one nice watch! <nt>. on Dec 4, 2001, 7:48 PM
      • I wonder if it would be possible to.... Bill on Dec 4, 2001, 8:50 PM
        • Possibilities.... Alan N. on Dec 4, 2001, 10:11 PM
          • Personally.... on Dec 5, 2001, 8:52 AM
    • Yes, and it looks better than it has any right too.... on Dec 4, 2001, 8:36 PM
      • Mil-Shock image links are broken.... on Dec 5, 2001, 8:43 AM
    • Bob's 22mm US Straps are a perfect fit (long). on Dec 5, 2001, 8:23 AM
    • Alan - nice photos, Bill re: microsanding (more). on Dec 5, 2001, 8:37 AM
      • Microabrasives. Bill on Dec 5, 2001, 8:46 AM
        • Thanks for the lesson (more). on Dec 5, 2001, 9:02 AM
    • just got this one cheap off of the 'bay.... on Dec 6, 2001, 10:45 PM
  • South African military Heuer 200 m professional ?. on Dec 4, 2001, 3:13 PM
    • Heuer 200m Dive watch. on Dec 4, 2001, 4:31 PM
  • Thank you to Anton Perdices for a good Marathon Composite at a great price! (nt). on Dec 4, 2001, 1:30 PM
    • Your welcome.... on Dec 4, 2001, 7:07 PM
  • G10 Watch issue box (scans). on Dec 4, 2001, 10:41 AM
    • Better box...(more). on Dec 4, 2001, 5:44 PM
      • Thanks, Chris. Mango will charge if allowed.... on Dec 5, 2001, 12:42 AM
    • Andy just curious, how did you come up with that hybrid strap? NT. on Dec 4, 2001, 7:10 PM
      • Found them at a local surplus store.... on Dec 5, 2001, 1:13 AM
    • Hi Andy Mika is lovely, (more). James K on Dec 5, 2001, 12:40 AM
      • James, you're on-line! (more). on Dec 5, 2001, 12:48 AM
    • Hey Andy - She sure is beautiful - can't believe it's been one month already!. on Dec 5, 2001, 7:41 PM
  • Richard, you were asking about Michele Watch.... on Dec 4, 2001, 9:47 AM
    • Andy, thank you (more). on Dec 4, 2001, 6:29 PM
  • Review: Hamilton Type 1, RAAF issue. on Dec 4, 2001, 4:24 AM
    • Excellent pictures of a great watch! (nt). SideB on Dec 4, 2001, 5:21 AM
    • One of the great "neglected" milwatches! nt. Bill on Dec 4, 2001, 8:26 AM
    • Hamilton RAAF case back ! ! !. on Dec 4, 2001, 7:14 PM
      • Mine is serial no. 270. It looks like NOS. nt. James D. on Dec 5, 2001, 4:48 AM
      • Hi James .....I don't think we'll ever see each other #. on Dec 5, 2001, 5:24 AM
      • Faddi, please state your source of "rumour".. on Dec 5, 2001, 3:23 PM
        • No reason for panic... on Dec 5, 2001, 8:26 PM
    • Excellent review Hyunsuk. I put mine on a black NATO strap. more. James D. on Dec 5, 2001, 5:00 AM
      • James, are you using 18mm or 16mm Nato strap?. on Dec 5, 2001, 3:26 PM
  • seamaster 300 on ebay. on Dec 3, 2001, 7:58 PM
    • It's a Seamaster 120... >. on Dec 3, 2001, 8:08 PM
    • Case is wrong, (a 120?) which leads one to think ill of the rest (more). on Dec 3, 2001, 8:09 PM
  • 1960's version O&W M-65. on Dec 3, 2001, 4:55 PM
  • CWC chronograph 1980 waterproof?. on Dec 3, 2001, 2:51 PM
    • No, not even .... on Dec 3, 2001, 3:09 PM
      • And I should add .... on Dec 3, 2001, 3:11 PM
        • Why don't dive watches like hot water and ........ on Dec 3, 2001, 6:16 PM
          • It dries out the seals and gaskets..... on Dec 3, 2001, 6:25 PM
            • But how....more. on Dec 3, 2001, 6:39 PM
              • I've heard it's more the force of the shower droplets (more). on Dec 3, 2001, 8:12 PM
            • I used to take my SKS and AK..... Suwei Chuang on Dec 4, 2001, 7:57 AM
          • Here's what ruins a seal in the shower (more). Bob on Dec 4, 2001, 9:12 AM
    • Hey.... don't you know that shower is one of the hardest test for a waterproof?. Claus\ on Dec 14, 2001, 3:13 PM
  • Interesting new watch, looks kind of familiar (link). Jack on Dec 3, 2001, 2:22 PM
    • The Zeno Mk XI? nt. Bill on Dec 3, 2001, 2:27 PM
      • There's a Vollmer that .... on Dec 3, 2001, 3:03 PM
      • The specification looks quite high, so who knows? (nt). Jack on Dec 3, 2001, 3:19 PM
    • It is .... on Dec 3, 2001, 4:59 PM
      • Could be really great. nt.. on Dec 3, 2001, 5:03 PM
    • I really love it, but do I need this ????. tommy T.S. on Dec 3, 2001, 8:17 PM
  • Any Information on this watch?. on Dec 3, 2001, 12:07 PM
    • Looks like the classic .... on Dec 3, 2001, 12:23 PM
      • It does have the fixed pins. Straps are the glued together variety.. on Dec 3, 2001, 12:39 PM
    • Omega WWW (AKA Mk X) british military watch. /nt. Ian Parkin on Dec 3, 2001, 12:23 PM
    • That watch looks nice, original and very clean (more). Chris R on Dec 3, 2001, 1:21 PM
  • Info Needed. on Dec 3, 2001, 8:05 AM
    • here's the link. Looks okay to me.... Bill on Dec 3, 2001, 8:16 AM
      • Looks good to me too.... on Dec 3, 2001, 10:29 AM
    • Thanks for the Info Guys. on Dec 3, 2001, 10:59 PM
    • Seller says it's from 1940...... Claus on Dec 4, 2001, 2:23 AM
  • Vintage Ollech &amp; Wajs Precision Dive Watch. on Dec 3, 2001, 3:53 AM
    • Don't look right to me... >. on Dec 3, 2001, 7:06 PM
      • Not so, model 105 is chrome steeled case (scan). on Dec 3, 2001, 8:54 PM
      • My O& W fit perfectly into an all stainless, Jubilee case>>. Jack on Dec 4, 2001, 2:07 PM
    • I have this model. The case is stainless back and plated >>. Jack on Dec 3, 2001, 9:50 PM
      • Thanks H. Seung and Jack, one question...>>. on Dec 4, 2001, 8:27 AM
        • My case back is slightly different. The diver is smaller>>. Jack on Dec 4, 2001, 2:03 PM
          • Hello Jack, Mine is just like yours.....nt. on Dec 4, 2001, 6:04 PM
  • Could use information on.... on Dec 3, 2001, 3:26 AM
  • Sinn 656 Tritium or luminova ?. tommy T.S. on Dec 2, 2001, 9:45 PM
    • Luminova (nt). on Dec 3, 2001, 7:01 AM
  • Just sent my SeaMonster $ to County Comm...more. Ronbo on Dec 2, 2001, 8:22 PM
    • Hey Ronbo, let me explain something to you (more). on Dec 3, 2001, 3:52 AM
    • I have decided not to accept money in advance (more). Bob on Dec 3, 2001, 7:41 AM
    • I cannot take money Yet. on Dec 4, 2001, 4:00 PM
  • Tudor Sub. on Dec 2, 2001, 5:50 PM
  • Information on issued Glycine watch for the Papal Swiss Guards?. on Dec 2, 2001, 5:04 PM
    • Papal Swiss Guard. on Dec 3, 2001, 2:22 PM
     
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